Retire To Medellin, Colombia

Why Rich Has Chosen To Restart His Life In Medellin

Sept. 22, 2011, Medellin, Colombia: Medellin, Colombia, boasts near-perfect weather, a friendly, welcoming population, the cheapest real estate values of any cosmopolitan city in the world, and enormous emerging opportunity for the would-be entrepreneur.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

American Rich Holman made his full-time move to Medellin, Colombia, four years ago.

"Being a gringo in Medellin is sort of cool," he reports. "The locals here, the paisas, as they're known, they like us. They're friendly, accommodating, protective, considerate, warm, and engaging.

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Retire To Guanajuato, Mexico

Mexico’s Most Blissfully Romantic Retirement Choice

Sept. 21, 2011, Guanajuato, Mexico: Guanajuato, Mexico, may be the most romantic retirement haven in Mexico.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"'If I spoke Spanish as well as you,' suggested a retired American woman in Ajijic, Mexico, 'I'd go live in Guanajuato. It's the most romantic town in Mexico...'

"That recommendation was made almost 20 years ago," writes Mexico Correspondent Michael Anderson.

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Offshore Taxation, Banking and Assets

This Train Is Roaring Down The Tracks

Sept. 20, 2011, Panama City, Panama: The new U.S. HIRE Act has important implications for the ability of Americans to move their money around as they want.

Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,

"You have about 15 months to make your plan," concluded international tax and structures attorney Joel Nagel.

Joel had just finished walking the group assembled for our Emergency Offshore Summit through specific language of the new U.S. HIRE Act. As Joel put it, "If you can see the freight train coming from a few miles down the track, you should be able to save yourself from being run over."

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Retire To Nerja, Spain

Bursting The Expat Bubble

Sept. 19, 2011, Nerja, Spain: The coast of Spain has been overrun in places by British and other expats; however, some corners have managed to retain their Spanish culture and appeal.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"Expats everywhere, including in southern Spain's Alpujarra region," writes Spain Correspondent Susan Rensberger, "fall into one of two categories: Those who want to adapt to their new culture and surroundings...and those who want their new surroundings to adapt to them.

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Investing In Paris, Istria And Medellin

The Three Best Places In The World Today To Spend Your Time (And Maybe Your Money)

Sept. 18, 2011, Panama City, Panama: Putting any investment or profit agenda aside, the three best places in the world to think about owning real estate today are Paris, Istria, and Medellin.

Also This Week: Emergency Offshore Summit--"Our Salvation Rests In Ourselves"...The End Of Financial Paradise...Reality Check--Here's How You Are Going To Be Able To Afford To Retire...Fortunes Will Be Made Here Over The Coming Decade, But You Don't Want To Try To Go It Alone...

Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,

"I'd like to speak with you, privately...without Lief," the gentleman began.

"Uh, OK..."

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Kathleen Peddicord

Kathleen Peddicord is the founder of the Live and Invest Overseas publishing group. With more than 25 years experience covering this beat, Kathleen reports daily on current opportunities for living, retiring, and investing overseas in her free e-letter.

Her book, How To Retire Overseas—Everything You Need To Know To Live Well Abroad For Less, was recently released by Penguin Books.

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